LIC’s total premium income grows 12.43% in nine months of FY17

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Mumbai: Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) posted a robust growth of 12.43% in the total premium income at Rs1.45 trillion for the first nine months of the current fiscal ending 31 December, 2016 from Rs1.29 trillion in the corresponding period a year ago. Total assets also grew by 12.81% to Rs24.42 trillion in the reporting period Read More

Demi Lovato: I’m 1% African!

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Think the Oscars getting the Best Picture winner wrong was controversial? Okay, it was. Big time. But Demi Lovato found herself in some hot water as well on Sunday, for reasons not related to either La La Land or Moonlight. The singer (who did attend a post-Academy Awards party sponsored by Vanity Fair… and who looked gorgeous Read More

Adam Lind: ACTUALLY Quitting Teen Mom 2?

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Adam Lind has the dubious honor of being considered the douchiest baby daddy in the Teen Mom franchise. However, it looks like Chelsea Houska’s ex may have forfeited that title as sources close to Lind have revealed that he’s stepping away from the show that made him famous. We’ve heard rumors about Lind quitting Teen Read More

11 border walls around the world that predate Trump’s barrier plans

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Seventy walls are in place around the world to protect national borders, compared with a dozen in 1989 when the Berlin Wall came down, according to researcher Elisabeth Vallet of Quebec University. As US President Donald Trump moves to build a wall along the Mexican border, here are other significant frontier barriers around the globe: Read More

Airtel’s Sunil Mittal calls for an end to international roaming

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New Delhi: Sunil Bharti Mittal, chairman of India’s largest telecom company Bharti Airtel Ltd and chairman of GSMA, has called for an end to international roaming. Mittal’s pitch came on a day when Airtel scrapped roaming charges for its Indian consumers, including those on incoming calls, text messages sent and data services. No premium will Read More

Oscars 2017: PwC hard-won reputation under threat after best picture mix-up

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London: For 82 years, global accounting and consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has enjoyed a reputational boon from handling the balloting process at the Academy Awards. Now its hard-won status is under threat. The company was responsible for a colossal mistake at the 89th Academy Awards on Sunday night when actors Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty Read More

Oscar Nominees Read Mean Tweets: Go F–k Yourself, Ryan Gosling!

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The moment that stole the show at the 2017 Academy Awards was a decidedly unscripted one: The announcement for the night’s top honor was botched in epic fashion, leading to La La Land being announced as Best Picture, when the voters had actually selected Moonlight. But once it was all sorted out and the Steve Read More